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Aurora Police: Man dies after hit-and-run on Peoria; investigators search for driver, Honda Pilot

Aurora Police: Man dies after hit-and-run on Peoria; investigators search for driver, Honda Pilot
Aurora Police: Man dies after hit-and-run on Peoria; investigators search for driver, Honda Pilot 00:29

A man died after he was hit by a car while trying to cross N Peoria Street in Aurora on Tuesday night. Aurora Police Department says the driver of a vehicle never stopped, and investigators are searching for both now. 

According to the APD press release, police responded to the deadly hit-and-run on Peoria near E 17th Ave just before 11 p.m. The victim was found lying in the roadway with life-threatening injuries. He was taken to the hospital, where he died. 

Investigators initially determined the victim was trying to cross the street just north of 17th when he was hit by a black or gray Honda Pilot that was speeding south on Peoria. The driver of the Honda did not stop and continued south on Peoria.

Tipsters can anonymously report any information to Metro Denver Crime Stoppers at 720-913-STOP (7867) and could be eligible for up to $2,000 reward.

APD says this was the 31st traffic-related death in the city in 2022.

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